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How are athlete’s foot and ringworm related?

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In brief: Same thing

Both are terms for a fungus infection of the skin.
Different terms refer to different locations in the body...

In brief: Same thing

Both are terms for a fungus infection of the skin.
Different terms refer to different locations in the body...
Dr. Joseph Newman
Dr. Joseph Newman
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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
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In brief: Yes

The so-called "ringworm" is a fungal infection.
Athlete's foot is a fungal infection on the foot. So indeed athlete's foot is ringworm on the foot.

In brief: Yes

The so-called "ringworm" is a fungal infection.
Athlete's foot is a fungal infection on the foot. So indeed athlete's foot is ringworm on the foot.
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han
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